Habakkuk 1:5-11 NAS

5 "1Look among the nations! Observe! Be astonished! 2Wonder! Because I am doing 3something in your days - You would not believe if ayou were told.

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6 "For behold, I am 4raising up the Chaldeans, That bfierce and impetuous people Who march cthroughout the earth To d5seize dwelling places which are not theirs.

References for Habakkuk 1:6

    • e 1:6 - Lit "bitter"
    • f 1:6 - Lit "the breadth of"
    • g 1:6 - Lit "take possession of"
      7 "They are dreaded and 6feared; Their 7justice and eauthority foriginate with themselves.

      References for Habakkuk 1:7

        • h 1:7 - Lit "eminence"
        • i 1:7 - Lit "proceeds from"
          8 "Their 8horses are swifter than leopards And gkeener than 9wolves in the evening. Their hhorsemen come galloping, Their horsemen come from afar; They fly like an 10eagle swooping down to devour.

          References for Habakkuk 1:8

            • j 1:8 - Or "more eager" to attack
            • k 1:8 - Or "steeds paw" the ground
              9 "All of them come for violence. iTheir horde of 11faces moves forward. They collect captives like sand.

              References for Habakkuk 1:9

                • l 1:9 - Or "The eagerness of their faces"
                  10 "They 12mock at kings And rulers are a laughing matter to them. They 13laugh at every fortress And 14heap up rubble to capture it.

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                  11 "Then they will sweep through like the 15wind and pass on. But they will be held 16guilty, They whose 17strength is their god."

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